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Technical Manager Senior - Data Engineering



IT, Data Science
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Posted on Friday, March 29, 2024

The Senior Manager of Data Engineering is responsible for day-to-day technical management and delivery of assigned functions, projects, or programs, data infrastructure and pipelines for various insurance policy administration systems and other supporting applications.

The senior manager will also lead Technology Modernization, Capability Maturity and Delivery Optimization for their area of responsibility.

What you do

  • Providing day-to-day work direction, including allocating work; coordinating team capacity; and serving as an escalation point to ensure success in the assigned area.
  • Providing subject matter expertise, including assessment of new processes for alignment with technical areas; preparing and presenting recommendations for process improvements; and performing complex analyses or project management related to assigned areas.
  • Managing vendors and service partners, which includes reviewing vendor technical work product; managing vendors and service partners to service level agreements; and approving vendor billings.
  • Identifying and implementing delivery improvements leveraging People, Process and Technology levers
  • Build and manage relationships with key business and technology stakeholders to enable customer success and enhance customer value.
  • Create strategic vision for business alignment and constantly improve/re-engineer processes to achieve business and IT goals.
  • Establish and maintain regular written and in-person communications with the organization’s executives, department heads, and end users regarding pertinent IT activities.
  • Manage delivery to project/program budgets.
  • Review performance of IT systems to determine operating costs, productivity levels, and upgrade requirements.
  • Benchmark, analyze, report on, and make recommendations for the improvement of the IT infrastructure and IT systems.
  • Develop business case justifications and cost/benefit analyses for IT spending and initiatives.
  • Direct research on potential technology solutions and implementations in support of new initiatives, opportunities, and procurement efforts.
  • Ability to mentor and drive results across several areas of the organization.

What you bring

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 8+ years of related experience of experience in data engineering or related roles
  • 4 or more years of people and vendor management experience
  • 4+ years of project and delivery management experience
  • Deep understanding of database design, data modeling, and ETL processes with 7+ years of practical exposure
  • 2+ years of working experience with Cloud platforms such as Azure, AWS and GCP
  • Experience is cloud Azure data platform technologies such as Data Lake, Azure data factory and Synapse is preferred.
  • Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail.
  • Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including customers and internal staff.
  • Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability.
  • Emotional maturity
  • Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to also be extremely effective independently.
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Forward looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions.


  • Minneapolis, MN
  • Hybrid

About Allianz Technology

Allianz Technology is the global IT service provider for Allianz and delivers IT solutions that drive the digitalization of the Group. With more than 12,000 employees located in 51 countries around the globe, Allianz Technology works together with other Allianz entities in pioneering the digitalization of the financial services industry.

We oversee the full digitalization spectrum – from one of the industry’s largest IT infrastructure projects that includes data centers, networking and security, to application platforms that span from workplace services to digital interaction. In short, we deliver full-scale, end-to-end IT solutions for Allianz in the digital age.

D&I statement

Allianz Technology is proud to be an equal opportunity employer encouraging diversity in the working environment. We are interested in your strengths and experience. We welcome all applications from all people regardless of gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, race or ethnicity, age, nationality, religion, disability, or philosophy of life.

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